Ethiopian Airlines marks 70 years of operations
With a vision of bringing Africa together and closer to the world, Ethiopian Airlines said it is celebrating its 70 years of dedicated and highly successful air transport services to, from and within the continent
Speaking on the anniversary, the airline’s Group Chief Executive Officer, Tewolde Gebremariam said: “Seventy years is a long time, but Ethiopian is still young, strong, forward-looking and ready to contribute its own share of an integrated, prosperous and peaceful Africa, driven by its own citizens and representing a dynamic force in the global arena in line with the African Union agenda 2063.
He added that “The billions of dollars we invested in our modern fleet, aviation infrastructure, human resource development and operating systems are a testimony that shows Ethiopian is positioned in a solid foundation to scale up the growth in its Vision 2025. With the next generation advanced fleet of B-787 Dreamliners, Airbus A-350 and the B-737 MAX, we are very excited to continue to lead the 21st-century aviation development in the continent of Africa”, he added.
“Ethiopian airlines employees, the management and the board of directors have been demonstrating unique levels of dedication and commitment to their airline and this is the main success factor in the last 70 years.